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Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) community emphasizes the power of united support for patients during IPF World Week 2013
Date:9/19/2013

ions, using soap bubbles as the symbol chosen to promote IPF awareness," said Rosalba Mele, President of Ama Fuoridalbuio, one of the most active patient associations in Europe.

She added, "In today's social media age we can help patients embrace digital advances and the power of online communities, such as RareConnectii or IPFWorld,iii allowing individuals to connect and share experiences; networking to a degree that previously might not have been possible."

IPF is a progressive, irreversible and ultimately fatal orphan lung disease which causes scarring of the lungs, irreversibly destroying normal lung architecture and hindering a patient's ability to breathe. It is often characterized in adults above 45 years old by non-productive cough, breathlessness and the sound of crackles when listening to the chest, sounding like Velcro being slowly torn apart.iv

Approximately 30,000-35,000 new patients will be diagnosed with IPF in the 27 EU countries each year.  The disease typically occurs in adults and is more common in men than women.v

"It's the role of physicians, patient advocacy groups and medical companies to raise awareness of conditions in order to help and provide the tools for individuals with the disease, and their families, to help them cope better.  It's also important for physicians to look for and recognize the signs of IPF much earlier than is current practice, given that the lung damage associated with IPF is irreversible," said Professor Jim Egan, Director of the National Advanced Lung Disease Program and Director of the National Organ Donation and Transplantation Office, Ireland.

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